Limited Edition

L’Atelier Cote d’Or 2017 L.E.

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   [vitola name] SIZE:   [##” x ##] ORIGIN:   [country of origin] FACTORY:   [factory] WRAPPER:   [wrapper] BINDER:   [binder] FILLER:   [filler] STRENGTH:   [strength] SOURCE: [source] ENVIRONMENT WHERE: [location] WHEN: [date/time] DRINKS: [bev] WEATHER: [weather] WHAT’S ON: [what’s on] PRODUCTION RELEASE TYPE  [release type] ORIGINALLY RELEASE DATE  [OR release date] TOTAL PRODUCTION Typical Box Size:     Boxes of [##] Production…

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Episode 21: Isabela Time Traveler 2019 Review

I announce the first Patreon exclusive content from Simply Stogies Podcast called, Tales from the Lounge, is now available for Patreon supporters! To become a Patron of Simply Stogies Podcast please go to https://www.patreon.com/simplystogies and sign up to get instant access to this new bonus content! I welcome simplystogies.com Content Director and Lead Reviewer, Mike Breig, to…

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Ezra Zion (Pre)Eminence

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed ChurchillSIZE:   7″ x 46 (estimate – actual size undisclosed) ORIGIN:   UndisclosedFACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Mexican San AndresBINDER:   UndisclosedFILLER:   Undisclosed STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE:   Ezra Zion Website ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN:   July 14, 2017 @ 10 AM DRINKS:   Coffee – French-pressed & black WEATHER:   Gorgeous summer day WHAT’S ON:   Nothin’ PRODUCTION RELEASE TYPE  Regular production…

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Ezra Zion Live Free or Die

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed PrensadoSIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   NicaraguaFACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   HabanoBINDER:   Vintage NicaraguanFILLER:   Vintage Nicaraguan STRENGTH:   Full SOURCE:   Purchased on Secondary Market ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN:   July 27, 2017 at 1 PM DRINKS:   Coffee – black WEATHER:   Low 80s – little humid but nice WHAT’S ON:   WGR 550 – Buffalo Sports Radio PRODUCTION…

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Ezra Zion Chocolate Porter

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   [vitola name] SIZE:   [##” x ##] ORIGIN:   [country of origin] FACTORY:   [factory] WRAPPER:   [wrapper] BINDER:   [binder] FILLER:   [filler] STRENGTH:   [strength] SOURCE: [source] ENVIRONMENT WHERE: [location] WHEN: [date/time] DRINKS: [bev] WEATHER: [weather] WHAT’S ON: [what’s on] PRODUCTION RELEASE TYPE  [release type] ORIGINALLY RELEASE DATE  [OR release date] TOTAL PRODUCTION Typical Box Size:     Boxes of [##] Production…

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Episode 17: AMA/Virtual Cut&Light with Jon Huber of Crowned Heads Cigars

Jon Huber from Crowned Heads cigars joins James and some of the members from simplystogies.club for an AMA. Jon discusses his cigar journey, how he got started in the business, and where he sees the future of the business. Jon also talks about what inspires him and finding the reason for cigars to exist. We…

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Ezra Zion Burnt Ends

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed ToroSIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   UndisclosedFACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Cured CorojoBINDER:   UndisclosedFILLER:   Undisclosed STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE:   Ezra Zion website via “Dad’s Dig Ezra” Sampler ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Patio – around the firepit WHEN:   July 4, 2017 @ 9 PM DRINKS:   New Belgium Fat Tire Belgian-Style Ale WEATHER:   Perfect summer night WHAT’S ON:   Fireworks : ) PRODUCTION…

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Ezra Zion Blessed Leaf Doxology

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   ToroSIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   NicaraguaFACTORY:   EZ HQ WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan CorojoBINDER:   Indonesian & Nicaraguan (double binder)FILLER:   Nicaraguan Jalapa, Esteli & Ometepe STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE:   Trade w/ fellow BOTL ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Le Cigar (Dearborn, MI) WHEN:   July 25, 2017 at 8 PM DRINKS:   Bell’s Oberon – favorite summer-time brew WEATHER:   Sitting Inside – but 70s outside WHAT’S…

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Ezra Zion Bee’s Knees

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   RobustoSIZE:   5″ x 52 ORIGIN:   NicaraguaFACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   NicaraguanBINDER:   NicaraguanFILLER:   Nicaraguan Corojo & Criollo STRENGTH:   Mild SOURCE:   Secondary Market ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN:   July 10, 2017 at 10 PM DRINKS:   Sailor Jerry Rum on some rocks WEATHER:   Gorgeous summer night – low 70s, no precip WHAT’S ON:   Home Run Derby / Celebrity…

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Crowned Heads Angel’s Anvil 2016 LE

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Robusto ExtraSIZE:   5-1/2″ x 54 ORIGIN:   Dominican RepublicFACTORY:   Tabacalera La Alianza S.A. WRAPPER:   Connecticut BroadleafBINDER:   NicaraguanFILLER:   Nicaraguan STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE:   Tampa Humidor ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Cigar Masters – Providence, RI WHEN:   October 18, 2016 @ 10 PM DRINKS:   Pint o’ Guinness WEATHER:   Kinda warm New England fall night – but I’m inside WHAT’S ON:   Cubs-Dodgers Game 3…

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